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Exclusive Interview – Low Wee Wern on changing the sponsor-athlete-fans ecosystem

Exclusive Interview – Low Wee Wern on changing the sponsor-athlete-fans ecosystem

Wee Wern Gets Entrepreneurial By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor In this two part series of interviews where we speak to two top ten players out on injury breaks, Squash Mad catches up with Low Wee Wern, the Malaysia number two who is still out on an injury break, after tearing her [...]

October 7, 2015 Alex Wan Interviews, News 0

Exclusive interview with New Zealand’s Joelle King

Exclusive interview with New Zealand’s Joelle King

Kiwi ace Joelle King loves being back on Tour after injury setback Interview by ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor   Squash Mad brings you a pair of interviews with two women from the world’s top ten, who at the height of their careers were forced to be out of the game for months due [...]

September 27, 2015 Alex Wan Interviews, News 0

Exclusive interview with Borja Golan

Exclusive interview with Borja Golan

Borja keeps his eyes on the ball as he embraces change and imminent fatherhood By LIESL GOECKER – Squash Mad Correspondent in India The World No. 13 of squash, who just won his first tournament in two years in Mumbai, talks about stretching, ageing, and playing in India. “Can we do the interview in 20, 30 minutes? [...]

September 26, 2015 Guest Contributor Interviews, News 0

Interview: 11 points with Hania El Hammamy

Interview: 11 points with Hania El Hammamy

Aged 15, Hania storms through qualifying into Mumbai semi-finals Interview by LIESL GOECKER – Squash Mad India Correspondent   A fascinating story, and a fascinating interview with a qualifier who has made it into the semi-finals of the Indian Squash Circuit tournament in Mumbai. On the day 17-year-old Nouran Gohar beat Nicol David in China, the [...]

September 5, 2015 Guest Contributor Interviews, News 0

Exclusive interview with Sarah-Jane Perry

Exclusive interview with Sarah-Jane Perry

World No.12 SJP aims to build on her National title success, boosted by steak and sweet potato fries By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor England’s World No.12 Sarah-Jane Perry would love to see squash in the Olympics. She would also love to see more tournaments offering equal prize money. And she would definitely love to [...]

August 27, 2015 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Interview with Mohamed Elshorbagy: Part 2

Interview with Mohamed Elshorbagy: Part 2

Dealing with the pressure of being world number one, and how living in Bristol helps me unwind By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor World number one Mohamed Elshorbagy continues his fascinating interview, talking about his base in Bristol, the pressure of being the man at the top of the rankings, his respect for his fellow professionals, and his enormous [...]

August 15, 2015 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Exclusive Interview with World Number One Mohamed Elshorbagy

Exclusive Interview with World Number One Mohamed Elshorbagy

Mohamed Elshorbagy interview: Part One By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Mohamed Elshorbagy approaches the new season on top of the world rankings, with a powerful, dynamic brand of squash pushing him ahead of the chasing pack. He combines this aggressive style with phenomenal artistry and invention, making him one of the most complete squash players [...]

August 14, 2015 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Interview with rising Kiwi star Megan Craig

Interview with rising Kiwi star Megan Craig

Megan Craig cracks top 40 a year after heart surgery By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor New Zealand’s Megan Craig was voted the PSA Female Player Of The Month after some impressive results bak home took her into the world top 40 for the first time. Here she tells Alan Thatcher about her life on [...]

July 12, 2015 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Piotr sets world marathon record in Poland

Piotr sets world marathon record in Poland

Piotr loses 30 balls in the river but claims Guinness World Record for playing 100 matches By ROSANNA RADLINSKA – Squash Mad Reporter. Pictures by Marek Madphoto Dudek   During the Tall Ships Regatta in Szczecin, Piotr Misilo, the leader of the Polish Squash Federation Men’s Over-40 ranking, set a new record by playing 100 consecutive [...]

July 1, 2015 Guest Contributor Fun Stuff, Growing the game, Interviews, News 0

Exclusive interview: 11 points with Charles Sharpes

Exclusive interview: 11 points with Charles Sharpes

Losing ESR funding hurts, but Charles Sharpes is on a mission with new coach Robbie Temple Interview by Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Winning the Select Gaming Kent Open final at The Mote Squash Club in Maidstone was a great way to end the season for world No.70 Charles Sharpes from London. However, he must [...]

June 29, 2015 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 1

Exclusive Interview: 11 points with squash legend Sarah Fitz-Gerald

Exclusive Interview: 11 points with squash legend Sarah Fitz-Gerald

Winning all the top titles, growing squash in Oz, and keeping Jansher waiting: Sarah Fitz-Gerald opens up to Squash Mad By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Sarah Fitz-Gerald is a busy lady. As well as coaching, commentating, playing in Masters events and generally acting as one of our greatest squash ambassadors, she is also getting her [...]

June 28, 2015 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, Interviews, News 0

Squash Mad Interview with Germany’s Jens Schoor

Squash Mad Interview with Germany’s Jens Schoor

German Jens Schoor is top seed in Kent Open By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Germany’s Jens Schoor arrives in England this week fully intending to become the first overseas winner of the Select Gaming Kent Open. Jens finished runner-up to Simon Rosner in the German Nationals on Monday and is clearly in fine form ahead of the [...]

June 2, 2015 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Squash Mad Interview: 11 points with Tesni Evans

Squash Mad Interview: 11 points with Tesni Evans

Welsh wizardess wins first WSA title and is set to be a Rhyl star of the future By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Welsh number one Tesni Evans collected her first  WSA World Tour title last week, the Sharm El Sheikh Open. She beat four Egyptian players in a row, with the last three matches all five-setters, so [...]

May 29, 2015 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Nicol David: My best is still to come

Nicol David: My best is still to come

  My best squash is still ahead of me says record-breaking Nicol David By ALEX WAN, Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Nicol David has told fans back home in Malaysia that she is keen to carry on playing for at least another five years and has ominously warned her rivals that “the best is yet [...]

April 8, 2015 Alex Wan Interviews, News 0

Exclusive Interview: 11 Points with Egypt’s Nour El Tayeb

Exclusive Interview: 11 Points with Egypt’s Nour El Tayeb

Dazzling diver Nour El Tayeb finds the right balance and hits top five in the world   By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor   Nour El Tayeb celebrated her 22nd birthday just a month ago. She couldn’t have asked for a better belated birthday present than when she broke into the top five for [...]

April 6, 2015 Alex Wan Interviews, News 0